Weekend in Burke, Fairfax, Lorton and Springfield

Weekend in Burke, Fairfax, Lorton and Springfield

Saturday/Oct. 17

K-9 Krawl 5K. 9 a.m. Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax. A free walk to help increase awareness between domestic violence and the link to animal cruelty. Register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2015K9Krawl

Trivia Night. 6:30-8:30 p.m. St. Stephen’s United Methodist Church, 9203 Braddock Road, Burke. Have fun while providing funds for projects for children in our community. Bring friends and form a team.

Paws to Read. 11 a.m. Lorton Library, 9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton. Practice reading aloud to a trained therapy dog. 15-minute sessions available.

Ballroom Social Dance. 7:30-10:30 p.m. 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton. Come join the evening to learn some new dance moves. Mini-lesson takes place from 7:30-8 p.m. followed by open dance from 8-10:30 p.m. Tickets: $10-15. www.workhousearts.org.

Friday-Saturday/Oct. 16-17

Kid Stuff Consignment Sale. Friday, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Spring-Mar Preschool, 10125 Lakehaven Court, Burke. Items include baby and kids clothes, shoes and accessories, maternity and nursing wear. tons of toys for all ages and LOTS of baby gear. 703-239-1213. www.spring-mar.org.

Gourmet Coffee Tasting. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Great Harvest Bread Company, 9000-S Lorton Station Blvd., Lorton. Free Gourmet Coffee Tasting with coffees provided by Rick's Roasters Coffee Company. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warriors Foundation. 703-372-2339

Sunday/Oct. 18

DMV Run for the Warriors. 8:15-10 a.m. Burke Lake Park, Shelter A, 7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station. Local 5K and 1-Mile Walk/Run to raise support and awareness of military non-profit, Hope For The Warriors, which aims to restore hope for service members, their families, and families of the fallen. General registration is $35, students receive $5 discount, veterans and active duty $25, wounded warriors and Gold Star families are free, and kids are free if registered online. runforthewarriors.org.

NTRAK Model Train Show. 1-4 p.m. The Fairfax Station Railroad Museum, 11200 Fairfax Station Road. The Northern Virginia NTRAK members will have a display and running N gauge model trains.

PJ Devlin Book Release Party. 2-4 p.m. Blenheim/Civil War Interpretive Center, 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax. “Becoming Jonika” is a gripping novel about coming of age during a time of cultural upheaval in the 1960s and re-imagination of the American dream. At its heart, it’s a story of alienation, acceptance, and accountability. Please join us for a reading and book signing at this summer camp themed party! Featuring s'mores cupcakes, "bug juice" and other favorite camp treats. Family, senior,and dog-friendly event.

The Maccabeats. 1:30 p.m., 4 p.m. Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax. A cappella holds a cherished place in the Jewish tradition, having been extensively employed in both the synagogue and the home over the millennia due to an ancient prohibition against playing instruments on Shabbat. The Maccabeats have emerged as both Jewish music and a cappella phenomena. They perform an eclectic array of Jewish, American, and Israeli songs. $18-$34. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2146931.